The Regional Transportation Alliance business coalition has focused on a variety of goals and priorities throughout 2016. Below is a list of projects that RTA has successfully completed work on this year.

You can also click here for an overview of RTA’s top accomplishments, and click here for a more expansive, sequential list of RTA successes over time.

Current RTA Accomplishments

  • RDU-Paris nonstop flight launches supported by public and private sector leadership
  • RTA launches RDU – Paris billboard advertising campaign through ASAP investments
  • Successfully lobbied for the I-87 designation between Raleigh and coastal Virginia
  • Endorsed the Wake Transit plan, now approval by all three governing boards
  • Led the media and communications strategy for the 2016 Wake referenda campaign
  • Helped maintain support for Complete 540 which now has accelerated construction date
  • Collaborated with Town of Cary and NCDOT to advance US 1 freeway on-ramp improvement
  • Launched Multimodal 54 initiative with GoTriangle to identify options for NC 54 to I-40
  • Higher-speed rail Raleigh – Richmond moves forward with CSX S-line purchase options
  • Advanced shoulder managed lanes study for I-540
  • Supported CSX selection of Rocky Mount in eastern Triangle for intermodal freight rail hub
  • Collaborated with NCDOT to minimize impact of I-40 / Fortify project
  • Worked with NCDOT to advance on-ramp signals for congestion relief on I-540
  • Led RTA Field Visit to Northern Virginia with nearly 50 regional leaders to see transit innovations
  • Coordinated transit tours in San Diego highlighting commuter rail and bus rapid transit
  • Hosted expert speaker Sam Schwartz to highlight future of transit at 2016 Transportation Breakfast
  • Brought in expert speaker Gabe Klein at 2015 State of Mobility event to discuss urban mobility


See our Testimonials and Case Studies page for more information about RTA engagement on our priorities and a few testimonials from key partners.